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Old 03-27-2012, 03:31 PM   #1
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Looking for guide on installing Vmax TB

Ok I have searched the DIY threads and run several word searchs and I can not locate a DIY to install the Vmax Ported Throttle Body (V8, SS, L99). Can anyone tell me how and tools required, I keep reading that is easy and quick.

Any of my So Cal Family that are close by and have done it feel free to PM me if you can help. Thanks.
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:55 PM   #2
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take off intake, unscrew 4 bolts, replace throttle body, replace 4 bolts, replace intake Done!
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:01 PM   #3
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As mentioned above, remove the air intake, diconnect electrical connector, remove 4 10MM bolts, then reverse procedure, don't over tighten the 4 10mm bolts and then test drive
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:14 PM   #4
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Ya, really easy. I coudn't wait until I got home so I did it in my Office P/L.

Drive over to Buena Park during the day and I'll help ya...
...or Lakewood in the evening
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:19 PM   #5
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While you're removing the intake, you might want to check to see if your MAF is the strong one or weak one.

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Old 03-27-2012, 05:15 PM   #6
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The bolts torque to roughly 7-8 ft lbs which is little more than snug.
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Old 03-27-2012, 09:02 PM   #7
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As mentioned above, remove the air intake, diconnect electrical connector, remove 4 10MM bolts, then reverse procedure, don't over tighten the 4 10mm bolts and then test drive
Yep. And reuse the stock gasket if there is one.My LT had one and good for one more time or so.
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Old 03-27-2012, 10:19 PM   #8
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thanks guys for the info, I will try this tommorrow morning.
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Old 03-28-2012, 02:34 PM   #9
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Installed. : ). Looks great and much smoother throttle response. Will post pics later
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Installed. : ). Looks great and much smoother throttle response. Will post pics later
It was easier to install than you thought, wasn't it?
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Old 03-28-2012, 03:31 PM   #11
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Lol yea thanks for the encouragement
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